[OT] perl and CLRs (.NET rocks)

chromatic chromatic at wgz.org
Wed May 2 18:58:22 BST 2007

On Wednesday 02 May 2007 06:55:31 Dirk Koopman wrote:

> I imagine the real reason is that perl has a much more incestuous
> relationship with its interpreter than most other languages. The fact
> that the basic interpreter loop traverses a linked list, which can be
> altered - at run time - at will, does not help us any and I imagine that
> is why we have yet to see *any* non-perl backend that works 100%. And
> this seems to include parrot et al.

I rather see it as for the same reason my office ceiling remains unpainted 
after nearly three years: 'cuz no one's WORKING on it.

-- c

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